South Cotabato Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo Jr. has led the turnover of six units of brand-new pickup vehicles to some barangays in Tupi town.
The recipients include Barangays Palian, Lunen, Poblacion, Acmonan, Linan, and Tubeng.
Tupi Mayor Romeo S. Tamayo, Vice Mayor Glenn C. Hatulan, and other local officials attended the event.
The provincial government has already awarded 54 brand new Isuzu pickup to all barangays in the first congressional district composed of Tampakan, Tupi, and Polomolok.
Tamayo said barangays in the second congressional district composed of Surallah, Sto. Nino, T’boli, Lake Sebu, Banga, Norala, Tantangan, and Koronadal City will also receive new vehicles with the fund coming from the 2020 budget of the provincial government.
He said the issued vehicles can be used as ambulance, in rescue and relief operations, disaster operations, and other emergency situations.